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  • May 23

    Leading Transformation and Change Management


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    August 22, December 5 and March 6, 2018

    A clear vision guided by strong leadership is crucial when you are forced to drive sustainable change, provide the best advice and deliver outcomes.  With current pressures, organizations of all sizes are looking for new ways to deliver on their mandates while finding operational efficiencies.  Understanding where to start, who to engage, and how to guide staff on the journey can be a complex challenge. Who should participate in this course? Managers at all levels involved in, or considering embarking... Read more

    Time:8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Leadership, Management Levels: Managers Expertise: Modernizing Government

  • May 24

    Strengthening Your Political Savvy


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    August 2, November 14 and February 5, 2018

    Updated to reflect the new government, this one-day course will introduce you to the skills and abilities for understanding and cultivating your political acuity in the federal public service. Learn how to recognize and work with formal and informal systems, practices, relationships and cultures so that you can identify impacts, influence decisions and achieve organizational objectives. Who should participate in this course? This course will be of interest to federal government employees who work in policy, programming, communications, legal or... Read more

    Time:8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Fundamentals of Government Levels: Officers and Analysts Expertise: Public Sector Governance

  • May 25

    Board Leadership: Hindsight

    Hindsight is all about reflection and the Director is poised to be an inquirer. Looking back on what has been done and learning from those experiences; good and bad, are a critical part of this role. We know here that if you keep doing the same thing, you will get the same results and the Board must ask the questions to know. There is not one question here; it is asking for enough information so you understand “why”. Who should... Read more

    Time:5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Location: Yorkville Conference Centre 150 Bloor Street West Second Floor, Suite 200 Toronto, Ontario M5S 2X9
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Fundamentals of Government, Leadership, Management Levels: Officers and Analysts, Managers, Executives Expertise: Board and Organizational Governance

  • May 25

    The Memoranda to Cabinet Development Process


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    July 18, October 17 and January 9, 2018

    This one-day introductory course provides an overview of the process employed in the development of Memoranda to Cabinet (MC), as well as an appreciation of the purpose, structure and mandate of Cabinet and key committees. The course walks you through each step of the development of your key recommendations for Cabinet consideration, and covers the roles played by central agencies in reviewing your Cabinet submissions. Who should participate in this course? This course is designed for policy professionals and program... Read more

    Time:8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Fundamentals of Government Levels: Officers and Analysts Expertise: Public Sector Governance

  • Jun 5

    Briefings on Demand


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    August 29, December 6 and March 8, 2018

    A new government means exploring and briefing on new approaches and new policies.  This one-day course provides a comprehensive review of the government briefing process.  It discusses the purpose and importance of different kinds of briefs and provides concrete advice on how to prepare more effective briefings. Who should participate in this course? This course is designed for public servants who want to improve their briefing skills.  This includes those who are moving into policy or program positions that require... Read more

    Time:8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Fundamentals of Government Levels: Officers and Analysts Expertise: Public Sector Governance

  • Jun 6

    Demystifying the Treasury Board Submission Process


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    August 14, November 7 and February 7, 2018

    This one-day course brings to life both the theory and practice of TB submissions to help make submission-writing a surmountable challenge. Participants will learn to: How penalties are set and funds allocated The Treasury Board Secretariat’s role in the Federal Government The decision making process Roles and responsibilities of Cabinet, the Privy Council Office and Finance Types of submissions and required elements How results-based expenditure management is driving the system Winning strategies to manage the process and to succeed Who... Read more

    Time:8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Fundamentals of Government Levels: Officers and Analysts Expertise: Public Sector Governance

  • Jun 8-9

    Science in Government 301 – Intermediate S&T Policy


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    September 19-20, November 28-29 and February 21-22, 2018

    This two-day course is the third in a series of courses targeted to meet the needs of science and policy professionals. It is an extension of and builds upon the Essentials of Science Policy course (Science in Government 201) with greater participant engagement on applying the fundamentals to strategy development. In this context “science in government” relates to all departments and all staff involved in science that supports: Policy development; Regulatory development and enforcement; Development of new knowledge; Development of... Read more

    Time:8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
    Event Type: Course
    Categories: Policy, Science Policy Levels: Managers, Executives Expertise: Public Sector Governance

  • Jun 13-14

    Innovation and ‘Nudge’ Economics – New Policy Frontiers


    This course is also offered on the following dates:
    September 7-8, November 1-2, January 17-18, 2018 and February 26-27, 2018

    The new government has signalled that it expects innovation as well as solid policy advice. This updated course explores new concepts like behavioural or 'nudge' economics, integrative thinking and design thinking. The IOG has developed a unique, 2-day Boot Camp to help you prepare for this exciting and challenging new world of policy development and advice. Why does ‘nudge’ matter to Government of Canada policy analysts? Policy is moving in new directions, signaled by Destination 2020. The report announces the... Read more

    Time:8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Location: 60 George St., Ottawa, ON
    Event Type: Bootcamp
    Categories: Management, Policy, Transformation and Change Levels: Officers and Analysts, Managers, Executives Expertise: Modernizing Government, Public Sector Governance


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